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Volume 34, Number 11 (2018)

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Effects of Cholesterol Concentration and Osmolarity on the Fluidity and Membrane Tension of Free-standing Black Lipid Membranes
Tomonori NOMOTO, Masahiro TAKAHASHI, Takuya FUJII, Luca CHIARI, Taro TOYOTA, and Masanori FUJINAMI
Keywords: Membrane tension, fluidity, osmotic pressure, lipid bilayers, black lipid membranes, fluorescence recovery after photobleaching, laser induced surface deformation
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(11), 1237.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18P200

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Preparation of Complexes between Ovalbumin Nanoparticles and Retinoic Acid for Efficient Induction of Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells
Khadijah ZAI, Kazuki YUZURIHA, Akihiro KISHIMURA, Takeshi MORI, and Yoshiki KATAYAMA
Keywords: Immunotolerance, ATRA, ovalbumin, antigen, nanoparticles
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(11), 1243.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18P252

Volume 34, Number 10 (2018)

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Metal and Phosphate Ion Recognition Using Dipicolylamine-modified Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles
Yuji TSUCHIDO, Aya YAMASAWA, Takeshi HASHIMOTO, and Takashi HAYASHITA
Keywords: Silica nanoparticle, dipicolylamine, fluorescent probe, molecular recognition, metal ion, phosphate
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(10), 1125.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18P153

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Simultaneous Detection of Lactate Enantiomers Based on Diffusion-controlled Bioelectrocatalysis
Yukina MATSUI, Yuki KITAZUMI, Osamu SHIRAI, and Kenji KANO
Keywords: Simultaneous detection, two-electrode system, bioelectrocatalysis, amperometric biosensor, lactate dehydrogenase
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(10), 1137.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18P202

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One Hour In Vivo-like Phenotypic Screening System for Anti-cancer Drugs Using a High Precision Surface Plasmon Resonance Device
Junko JOHZUKA, Toshihiro ONA, and Masatoshi NOMURA
Keywords: Surface plasmon resonance sensor, label-free biosensing, in vivo-like phenotypic screening, anti-cancer drugs
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(10), 1189.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18P013

Volume 34, Number 9 (2018)

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Development of a Visualization Method for Imidacloprid in Drosophila melanogaster via Imaging Mass Spectrometry
Seitaro OHTSU, Masamitsu YAMAGUCHI, Hisashi NISHIWAKI, Eiichiro FUKUSAKI, and Shuichi SHIMMA
Keywords: Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization–imaging mass spectrometry, insecticide, imidacloprid, Drosophila melanogaster
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(9), 991.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18SCP04

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Formation of Minimal Third Phase in Ionic Liquid Extraction System with Trioctylphosphine Oxide and Its Possible Application to Extraction Concentration
Mizuki TOITA, Kotaro MORITA, and Naoki HIRAYAMA
Keywords: Ionic liquids, extraction, third phase, concentration
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(9), 1063.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18C016

Volume 34, Number 8 (2018)

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Damage-less Handling of Exosomes Using an Ion-depletion Zone in a Microchannel
Katsuo MOGI, Kei HAYASHIDA, and Takatoki YAMAMOTO
Keywords: Exosome, ion-exchange membrane, ion-depletion zone, ion-concentration polarization, concentration
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(8), 875.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.17P462

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A Dual Functional Cardiomyocyte-based Hybrid-biosensor for the Detection of Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning and Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Toxins
Hongbo LI, Xinwei WEI, Chenlei GU, Kaiqi SU, Hao WAN, Ning HU, and Ping WANG
Keywords: Dual functional cardiomyocyte-based biosensor, cell viability, electrophysiology, diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP), paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP)
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(8), 893.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18P029

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A Rapid Enrichment Technique for the Ultratrace Determination of Nickel in Water Samples Using a Nanofiber-composite Membrane Filter
Hitoshi MIZUGUCHI, Ryota ISHIDA, Yasushi KOUNO, Tadahiko TACHIBANA, Tomomi HONDA, Tatsuro KIJIMA, Yuhei YAMAMOTO, and Toshio TAKAYANAGI
Keywords: Nanofiber, nylon 6, nickel, α-furil dioxime, solid-phase spectrophotometry, handheld spectrometer, visual detection
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(8), 907.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18P093

Volume 34, Number 7 (2018)

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Flow-Injection Chemiluminescence Method for Sensitive Determination of Ascorbic Acid in Fruit Juices and Pharmaceutical Samples Using a Luminol–Cetyltrimethylammonium Chloride Reversed Micelle System
Tamer H. A. HASANIN, and Terufumi FUJIWARA
Keywords: Chemiluminescence, ascorbic acid, on-line solvent extraction, gold(III), luminol, flow-injection analysis, reversed micelle
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(7), 777.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.17P571

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Comparison of Direct and Mediated Electron Transfer in Electrodes with Novel Fungal Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide Glucose Dehydrogenase
Kazuya ISHIDA, Kouhei ORIHARA, Hitoshi MUGURUMA, Hisanori IWASA, Atsunori HIRATSUKA, Katsumi TSUJI, and Takahide KISHIMOTO
Keywords: Flavin adenine dinucleotide-dependent glucose dehydrogenase, mediated electron transfer, direct electron transfer, single-walled carbon nanotube, biosensor
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(7), 783.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.17P613

Volume 34, Number 6 (2018)

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Evaluation of the Kinetic Property of Single-Molecule Junctions by Tunneling Current Measurements
Takanori HARASHIMA, Yusuke HASEGAWA, Manabu KIGUCHI, and Tomoaki NISHINO
Keywords: Single molecule, machine learning, scanning tunneling microscopy, hidden Markov model, molecular junction
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(6), 639.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18C011

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A Rapid and Precise Determination of Boron Isotope Ratio in Water and Carbonate Samples by Multiple Collector ICP-MS
Masaharu TANIMIZU, Kazuya NAGAISHI, and Tsuyoshi ISHIKAWA
Keywords: Isotope ratio, boron, mass discrimination, memory effect, multiple collector ICP-MS
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(6), 667.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18SBP05

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Determination of Fluorine Chemical Structure in Slag by Thermal Hydrolysis He-MIP-OES
Michihiro AIMOTO, Shun-ichi HAYASHI, Kazuko YAMAMOTO, Masaki OHATA, and Yukio OKAMOTO
Keywords: Microwave induced He plasma (He-MIP), Okamoto cavity, optical emission spectrometry, thermal hydrolysis, fluorine compounds, slag
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(6), 675.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18SBP13

Volume 34, Number 5 (2018)

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Regioselective Immobilization of a PVC Membrane Composed of an Ionic Liquid-based Dye on Convex-shaped PDMS Surface for Multiplexed Microanalytical Devices
Tatsumi MIZUTA, Kenichi MAENO, Kenji SUEYOSHI, Tatsuro ENDO, and Hideaki HISAMOTO
Keywords: Ionic liquid, optical sensor, plasticized poly(vinyl chloride) membrane, microanalytical devices
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(5), 517.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18C008

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Measurement of Electron Transfer within a Single Supramolecular Assembly Containing a Biological Molecule
Takafumi KOZAKAI, Takanori HARASHIMA, Manabu KIGUCHI, and Tomoaki NISHINO
Keywords: electron transport, single molecule, peptide, scanning tunneling microscopy, molecular electronics
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(5), 521.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.18C010

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Regulating Detectable Optical Domain in Sensing Technology Using Metal Mesh Devices and Detection of Submicron-size Particles
Seiji KAMBA, Hirokazu SETO, Takashi KONDO, and Yoshiko MIURA
Keywords: Metal mesh device, sensing technology, submicron-size particles
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(5), 547.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.17P506

Volume 34, Number 4 (2018)

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Binding Constant of the Cell-shaped Cavity Formed on a Polymer for Escherichia coli O157
Xueling SHAN, Takuya YAMAUCHI, Hiroshi SHIIGI, and Tsutomu NAGAOKA
Keywords: Binding constant, whole cell, cell-shaped cavity, fluorescent probe
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(4), 483.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.17P542

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Ultra-sensitive Trace-Water Optical Sensor with In situ- synthesized Metal–Organic Framework in Glass Paper
Shin-Ichi OHIRA, Nao NAKAMURA, Masaaki ENDO, Yusuke MIKI, Yasuo HIROSE, and Kei TODA
Keywords: Water, Cu-BTC, optical gas sensor, industrial gases
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(4), 495.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.17P453

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A Dual Alkylated Peptide-ligand Enhances Affinity to Human Serum Albumin
Elnaz NAKHAEI, Ko TAKEHARA, Hikari SATO, Khadijah ZAI, Akihiro KISHIMURA, Takeshi MORI, and Yoshiki KATAYAMA
Keywords: Human serum albumin (HSA), albumin-binding, half-life extension, ANS
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(4), 501.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.17P614

Volume 34, Number 3 (2018)

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Polyelectrolyte-protected Dual-color-quantum-dot Assembled Silica Nanoparticles and Their Application in Simultaneous Fluorescence Determination of e Antigen and Surface Antigen of Hepatitis B
Xue-Ping CAI, Bin ZHANG, Xiao-Bo CHEN, Hai-Yang DING, Bing-Ren GU, and Hong-Ping XIE
Keywords: Quantum dot, silica nanoparticle, self-assembly, fluorescent stability, fluorescence shielding, immuno-determination
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(3), 291.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.34.291

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Surface Modification Enhanced Reflection Intensity of Quartz Crystal Microbalance Sensors upon Molecular Adsorption
Taisuke KOJIMA
Keywords: Quartz crystal microbalance, light interference, surface modification, silsesquioxane, anodic oxidation
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(3), 363.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.34.363

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Partition/Ion-Exclusion Chromatographic Ion Stacking for the Analysis of Trace Anions in Water and Salt Samples by Ion Chromatography
Fouzia AKTER, Shingo SAITO, Yuiko TASAKI-HANDA, and Masami SHIBUKAWA
Keywords: Partition/ion-exclusion chromatographic ion stacking, ion chromatography, trace impurity anions, reagent grade salts
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(3), 369.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.34.369

Volume 34, Number 2 (2018)

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Simple Formation of Cell Arrays Embedded in Hydrogel Sheets and Cubes
Takatomo SUGANO, Yui SASAKI, Fumio MIZUTANI, and Tomoyuki YASUKAWA
Keywords: Dielectrophoresis, cell manipulation, cell pattern, hydrogel sheet, hydrogel cube
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(2), 127.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.34.127

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Application of a Lithium-ion Selective Metallacrown to Extraction–Spectrophotometric Determination of Lithium in Saline Water
Shoichi KATSUTA, Yuki SAITO, and Suguru TAKAHASHI
Keywords: Lithium, seawater, extraction–spectrophotometric determination, metallacrown
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(2), 189.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.34.189

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A Simple and Robust Method for Determination of Alkylmercury in Seawater and Industrial Wastewater by Phenylation Pretreatment Combined with GC-MS
Kaori SHIGETA, Hiroaki TAO, Katsuhiro NAKAGAWA, Tomoaki KONDO, and Tetsuya NAKAZATO
Keywords: Alkylmercury, methylmercury, ethylmercury, phenylation, gas chromatography mass spectrometry, seawater, industrial wastewater
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(2), 227.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.34.227

Volume 34, Number 1 (2018)

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Detection of Chlorine in a Non-aqueous Solution via Anodic Oxidation and a Photochemical Reaction
Shogo NAKAGAWA, Hajime NISHIMURA, and Fumihiro KODERA
Keywords: Chlorine, anodic oxidation, photochemical reaction, non-aqueous solution, solvation
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(1), 1.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.34.1

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Wax-Assisted One-Step Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay on Lateral Flow Test Devices
Masanori ISHII, Pattarachaya PREECHAKASEDKIT, Kentaro YAMADA, Orawon CHAILAPAKUL, Koji SUZUKI, and Daniel CITTERIO
Keywords: Lateral flow immunoassay, ELISA, wax printing, sequential reagent delivery, signal amplification
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(1), 51.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.34.51

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Microfluidic Paper-based Analytical Device for Quantification of Lead Using Reaction Band-length for Identification of Bullet Hole and Its Potential for Estimating Firing Distance
Supatana BUKING, Phoonthawee SAETEAR, Warawut TIYAPONGPATTANA, Kanchana URAISIN, Prapin WILAIRAT, Duangjai NACAPRICHA, and Nuanlaor RATANAWIMARNWONG
Keywords: Microfluidic paper-based analytical device, μPAD, distance-based μPAD, reaction band-length μPAD, gunshot residue, lead, rhodizonate, bullet hole, firing distance, fabric
Analytical Sciences, 2018, 34(1), 83.
DOI: 10.2116/analsci.34.83